Fitness in Cushman Park in Fairhaven is the longest running free community yoga class on the South Coast. Jeff Costa and Susan Grace join WBSM's Kasey Silvia this week on Townsquare Sunday to discuss the ten-week series of classes, how the classes started and how you can get involved. Over 100 fitness enthusiasts attended each session last summer, and organizers expect that number to grow.
The South Coast community can keep fit and stay healthy with FREE one-hour exercise classes taught by three of the top fitness instructors in the area.

This summer, classes will be held RAIN OR SHINE! Charlene Conway, owner of Carousel Family Fun Center has generously offered Carousel Fun Center, 4 David Drown Boulevard, Fairhaven as an indoor venue for classes in the case of inclement weather.

Well + Fit fitness class will take place starting June 18, 2018, and continues for 10 weeks through August 20 every Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Well & Fit classes offer strength & conditioning exercises to provide a true total body workout.

Yoga in the Park will take place starting June 19, 2018, and continues for 10 weeks through August 21 every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. This is a gentle yoga series for all levels, designed to introduce newcomers to the basics of stretching and mindfulness and challenge yoga enthusiasts with a focus on compassion for the body.

Summer Bootcamp, begins June 21 and continues each Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. through August 23. The Bootcamp class consists of various exercises that build functional strength and core stability with circuits utilizing light dumbbells and body weight exercises.

Attendees to the classes should bring a mat for Yoga, plus set of weights for Well + Fit and for Bootcamp. Classes take place RAIN OR SHINE - weather determination is posted on the Fitness in Cushman Park Facebook page.

For more information about the fitness program or to sponsor Fitness in Cushman Park call 508-287-2482.

Fitness in Cushman Park
Fitness in Cushman Park

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